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Palaeoypsilus

Holothuroidea - Dactylochirotida - Ypsilothuriidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoypsilus was named by Gilliland (1992) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett-u J Sine-l Sepkoski's reference number: 982]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Palaeoypsilus liassicus.

It was assigned to Ypsilothuriidae by Gilliland (1992); and to Dactylochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Palaeoypsilus Gilliland p. 182
2002Palaeoypsilus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderDactylochirotida
familyYpsilothuriidae
genusPalaeoypsilus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available